Maintenance tips

Muehlenbeckia is an ornamental plant that is easy to maintain. The soil must be highly water-permeable. That is why an airy (pH neutral) potting soil is recommended. Muehlenbeckia prefers a warm, light location. The plant can withstand sun yet it prefers a light to half-shaded location.

It is important to water the plant regularly, particularly when the plants are in a warm location or have been planted in direct sunlight. Do not let the potting soil dry out. The plant will lose its leaves when the soil is too dry.

If you intend to put the plant in a flowerbed or use it as groundcover, it is recommended to plant 11 to 25 pieces/m² (depending on the size of the plants). Plants in a flowerbed may even be mown once a year in springtime to promote thicker growth. You can propagate this plant yourself by picking it up and tearing the clump of roots apart.

Muehlenbeckia loses its leaves in winter (from temperatures lower than -2°C). Yet the plant does not die. In spring it will soon produce new, fresh leaves. The plant is winter-hardy down to -20°C.

It is recommended to use a normal fertilizer in spring (compound fertilizers composed of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium).

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